Strong winds ground at least six ships on Caribbean coast

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Powerful winds created from a cold front in North America have grounded at least six ships on the coast of Panama.

There have been no reported injuries or environmental damage, although local residents had reported a smell of petrol coming from the affected area.

The ships included several massive cargo ships stranded off the city of Colon.

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